(Bloomberg) — General Re Corp., one of the reinsurance units atWarren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., named Robert M. Jones andCarole M. Ferrero to lead direct sales of property-casualtycoverage.

Jones will be in charge of marketing and Ferrero will be globalchief underwriter, according to a statement from the division ofOmaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire. The company said that Mo Tooker,who used to lead Gen Re's direct property-casualty business, hadresigned.

“I am confident Bob and Carole will lead our reinsurancebusiness to new heights, delivering differentiated products andservices as well as unparalleled underwriting expertise,” Gen ReChief Executive Officer Tad Montross said in the statement.

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